Web Monitoring Desk

  • TUS State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a recent press briefing that the US welcomed the talks between Pakistan and Indian on building the Kartarpur Corridor, reported by Radio Pakistan. While speaking at a press briefing, State Department spokesperson said in Washington that it is ...

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  • TNew Zealand has qualified for the final of the ICC World Cup 2019, beating India by 18 runs in the semi final at Manchester today. A stunning counterattacking innings from Ravindra Jadeja, when the chips were down, went in vain as India fell short by 18  runs against New Zealand in the ...

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  • TMinister of State for States and Frontier Regions Shehryar Afridi has said present government has expedited implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) on terrorism. Speaking in the National Assembly during question hour on Friday, he said that expert teams have been constituted to achieve ...

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  • TFrench Ambassador to Pakistan Marc Barety called on Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Islamabad on Friday. According to spokesperson for Pakistan Navy, matters of mutual interest were discussed in the meeting. The Naval Chief highlighted Pakistan Navy's role in maritime security of the ...

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  • TAccountability Court Islamabad has adjourned hearing of fake bank accounts case till 14th of next month. Former President Asif Ali Zardari appeared before the court. Judge Arshad Malik is on leave to perform Umrah, Duty Judge Muhammad Bashir adjourned the hearing after attendance of accused.

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  • TSindh chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah says serving people of province and raising their living standard is top most priority of his government. He stated this while presiding over a meeting on social protection and food security at chief minister's house in Karachi on Monday. Syed Murad Ali Shah ...

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  • TPakistan has conducted successful training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II. The missile is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a range of 1500 kilometers. Shaheen-II is a highly capable missile which fully meets Pakistan's strategic needs ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has urged the Kuwaiti authorities to soften its visa policy for Pakistani community. He highlighted the issue during a meeting with Kuwaiti Interior Minister Khaled Al Jarrah Al Sabah in Kuwait. They discussed Pak-Kuwait bilateral relations and issue of visa ...

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  • TA ten-member Pakistan delegation led by secretary Finance and Revenue, Muhammad Younus Dagha has left for China to attend a two day meeting of the Asia Pacific Joint Group (APG) in Guangzhou beginning from Wednesday. The delegation will defend Pakistan's efforts against money laundering and terror ...

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  • TPakistan Railways is planning to reconstruct eleven bridges and repair another fifty five across the country to ensure smooth operation of trains. An official in the Ministry of Railways told APP that the department would reconstruct three bridges in Sukkur Division, six in Multan and two in ...

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  • TKhyber Pakhtunkhwa government is spending more than sixty-two billion rupees on improving the capability of police department. According to police department, model police stations will be established in all districts of the province besides rehabilitation of central jail Peshawar and establishment ...

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  • TA ceremony of changing the field commanders of Pakistan Navy was held in Karachi today. According to a Pakistan Navy spokesman, Vice Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi was deputed as Commander Karachi and Vice Admiral Asif Khaliq as Commander Pakistan Fleet. The ceremony was attended by senior ...

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  • TForeign Office has urged the World Bank to fulfill its responsibility regarding empanelment of Court of Arbitration for resolution of water related disputes between Pakistan and India.      At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad ...

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  • TThe one-off Twenty20 International between England and Pakistan on Sunday, 5 May, will help the teams get into match mode before they throw themselves completely into preparation for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019, reported ICC Cricket. Most players will agree that there's nothing like ...

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  • TThe Election Commission of Pakistan will announce election schedule for sixteen seats of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly for tribal districts on Monday. According to Election Commission of Pakistan, the people of the tribal districts have been asked to know about status of their registration as voter ...

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  • TFederal Minister for Religious Affairs Dr. Noor-ul-Haq Qadri has said priority of the incumbent government is to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state. Addressing the 8th meeting of National Islamic Scholars Council in Peshawar on Sunday, he said it is the responsibility of Ulema to devise ...

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  • TPakistan and China have signed the ML-1 railways agreement. The document was signed by Prime Minister Imran Khan and his counterpart Li Keqiang in Beijing on Sunday. In a statement from Beijing, Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said it is a great day in history of Pakistan Railways. He ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says the One Belt and One Road Initiative will eventually become a sign of Pakistan-China friendship. In a tweet, he said it will be an icon for bilateral friendship since both countries are charting new frontiers. The Foreign Minister said the Great Wall of ...

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  • TPakistan has offered Sri Lanka all out support and cooperation after the tragic attacks on Easter. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Mohammad Faisal while briefing media in Islamabad on Thursday said President Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi called ...

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  • TPunjab government has decided to lift the ban on the release of prisoners on parole. According to a spokesman for the Chief Minister Secretariat, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to send some four hundred prisoners belonging to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa back to their province. He ...

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  • TPakistan has emphatically stated that foreign hands found involved in the recent acts of terrorism in Balochistan will not only be exposed but also effectively countered. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal recalled that Indian spy ...

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  • TSpeaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser says the government will strive hard to achieve the targets of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before the year 2030. Addressing the conference regarding National Parliamentary Consultation on Sustainable Development Goals at Pakistan Institute for ...

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  • TAs the iconic cathedral of Notre Dame burned in Paris, a fire broke out at Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, reported Gulf News. A fire broke out at the roof of a structure known as Al Marwani prayer room in Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.The blaze didn’t cause significant damage, but it did ...

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  • TMinister for Power Omar Ayub Khan has said transmission system is being improved to meet electricity demand in the summer season. In an interview with state television, he said all the loopholes in the system from power generation to its transmission are being addressed. The minister said that ...

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  • TMinister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said that over 150,000 people will get employment under ML-1 project. Talking to media here in Karachi today, he said that the railway track was constructed during the British rule in 1861, and now for the first time, new railway track is being ...

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  • TPakistan released another 100 Indian fishermen from Malir Jail Karachi as a goodwill gesture on Sunday. The fishermen were arrested for fishing illegally in Pakistani waters during various operations. The fishermen will be taken to Lahore through train where they would be handed over to the Indian ...

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  • TPunjab government will launch an indiscriminate crackdown against profiteers and hoarders from April 16th. According to a spokesman of Punjab government, the crackdown will be conducted under the supervision of Punjab Food Minister Sami Ullah Chaudhary and Political Adviser to Chief Minister, ...

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  • TProminent Indian Journalist Chanchal Manohar Singh, who is in Pakistan for Baisakhi Mela, has said the initiative taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to open the Kartarpur Corridor has sent a wave of jubilation amongst Sikh community across the ...

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  • TRenowned religious scholar Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman says the BJP leadership cannot deprive Muslims and other minorities in their country of Indian Nationality as they are living in that country over the last many decades.   In an interview, he regretted the BJP's posture towards ...

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  • TForeign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal says Pakistan handed over a further set of questions regarding the Pulwama incident to Indian High Commission on Thursday. Addressing weekly media briefing in Islamabad this afternoon, he said we await the Indian response to questions shared with ...

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